Journal article

Maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with COVID-19 infection: A systematic review

Vinayak Smith, Densearn Seo, Ritesh Warty, Olivia Payne, Mohamed Salih, Ken Lee Chin, Richard Ofori-Asenso, Sathya Krishnan, Fabricio da Silva Costa, Beverley Vollenhoven, Euan Wallace

PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: COVID-19 has created an extraordinary global health crisis. However, with limited understanding of the effects of COVID-19 during pregnancy, clinicians and patients are forced to make uninformed decisions. OBJECTIVES: To systematically evaluate the literature and report the maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with COVID-19. SEARCH STRATEGY: PubMed, MEDLINE, and EMBASE were searched from November 1st, 2019 and March 28th, 2020. SELECTION CRITERIA: Primary studies, reported in English, investigating COVID-19-positive pregnant women and reporting their pregnancy and neonatal outcomes. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Data in relation to clinical presentation, investigation were m..

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